SELF-EMPLOYED MUMS CALL FOR EQUAL MATERNITY PAY

SELF-EMPLOYED MUMS CALL FOR EQUAL MATERNITY PAY

“Dr Kristy Lau, NHS locum GP and one of the GPs behind the study said: “In the UK, self-employed women continue to receive 90 percent less maternity pay in the first six weeks than their employed equivalents, an injustice that is taking its toll on the health of the mother and her ability to bond with her new child, as 45 percent have no choice but to continue to work as soon as the day after giving birth.

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